Durbin, Manchin Say Build Back Better Negotiations Paused

By John Wilkerson / January 4, 2022 at 2:43 PM
Senate Democratic Whip Dick Durbin (IL) said Tuesday (Jan. 4) that negotiations over the Build Back Better bill are on pause until the Senate deals with voting rights legislation, and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV), the holdout on that bill, said no negotiations are taking place at this time. Earlier reports said Build Back Better negotiations were still happening to some extent even though voting rights legislation, and the accompanying negotiations over the filibuster, were taking center stage. But it appears...

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